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PBS
Feb 12, 2013 12:00am PST
put forward by him was deficit neutral. >> i think we're going to find out. i think we're going to find out what demands, it's also interesting to figure out what demands this new group will put on the medicare system. the other interesting part about all this, and we'll see this rumble through the system too, health-care costs are largely fixed. their's institutional. it's hospital beds, mri, equipment and-- the fact that an individual gunt see a doctor may lower medicare costs, but it doesn't lower health-care costs. and if we squeeze medicare costs enough, what will happen is the providers, the hospitals and the rest will ultimately have to change their model because it won't be able to respond. so we're at the beginning, i think, of some really structural changes in the health care environment. and we'll see where they end up. >> rose: and washington is not dealing with the issue. >> no, not candidly not well. >> rose: can't get beyond-- you know-- recently it was able to extend the meddle-- middle class tax cuts and not, tend the tax cuts for people who made $250,000 household
WHUT
Feb 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
go to a balance budget in a minute. can't borrow anymore. we've got a deficit that's, let's just call it morning friends a trillion. the c.b.o. estimate was a little bit below finally. but around the neighborhood of a trillion. that's 12 times 85. on top of that, you will... you have the danger of kicking off a worldwide financial panic as people start worrying about, well, is the united states going to default on its debt? if it comes down to paying social security payments or the interest on the debt, are we so sure that america will cut the social security payments and pay the interest on the debt? and a whole bunch of questions like that that we don't want anybody thinking about. we always want people thinking america is going to pay its obligations all of them. all of them. >> charlie: and america is. and we always have. i believe we will. but that's why i'm so worried about even if it's a small probability of a cataclysmic crash to the national debt ceiling, it wouldn't be good. >> reporter: do you think it's essential for the administration to lay out how it were to reform
PBS
Feb 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
budget deficit, failing infrastructure as well as health care and pension benefits accounts for $1.30 billion of the potential shortfall. >> if we act now we cabn teens the trajectory. >> the mayor highlights of your key themes for cuts including identifying strategies to align recurring revenues, reducing property and income taxes, addressing infrastructure, and addressing the city's long-term liabilities. the mayor says she will get more specific about what cuts will be made during her state of the city address next week. if you'd like to take a closer look at our report, you can go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> president obama is hoping to get more democrats to support his second term plans. a push that came through annapolis today. he addressed senate democrats at a closed-door retreat. he delivered a preview of next week's state of the union speech in hopes of getting more lawmakers to back his efforts to reform medicare and immigration as well as his budget plans and assault weapons ban. today we learned florida senator marco rubio will deliver the republican response to
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